Berwyn Heights, MD

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Berwyn Heights Profile


Overview

Berwyn Heights is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,255 people and just one neighborhood, Berwyn Heights is the 160th largest community in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Berwyn Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berwyn Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berwyn Heights is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwyn Heights who work in office and administrative support (14.90%), teaching (9.24%), and management occupations (8.65%).

Also of interest is that Berwyn Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Berwyn Heights is also a town of artists. Berwyn Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Berwyn Heights’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Berwyn Heights is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Berwyn Heights, the average commute to work is 36.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Berwyn Heights has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Berwyn Heights Demographics

The citizens of Berwyn Heights are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.36% of adults in Berwyn Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Berwyn Heights in 2018 was $38,935, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,740 for a family of four. However, Berwyn Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Berwyn Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Berwyn Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berwyn Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Berwyn Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Berwyn Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Berwyn Heights's cultural character, accounting for 33.06% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Berwyn Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Greenbelt Middle School
6301 Breezewood Dr
Greenbelt, MD 20770
06-08
Parkdale High School
6001 Good Luck Rd
Riverdale, MD 20737
09-12
Berwyn Heights Elementary School
6200 Pontiac St
Berwyn Heights, MD 20740
KG-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maryland

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Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.2% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.6% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.6% 6.2%

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